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Problems with apt-get install : Permission denied

I have been having trouble with installation when ever I type apt-get install <file name> It replies with E:Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: Permission denied) E: ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu through network?

I would like to install Ubuntu for almost 120 users. But it's very difficult in using USB and drives. please suggest ....
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2answers
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How do I install browser plugins in a centralized way?

I have 5 users on an ubuntu box and I want each user to have AdBlock+ (and a few others) for both FireFox and Chrome. Is there a way to avoid logging in as each one with GUI and starting both ...
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1answer
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How can I build an installer by tracking filesystem changes?

Ages ago I used to package software on Windows using InstallShield AdminStudio. I used it for building customized installers for company applications from existing app installers. I'd like to do ...
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1answer
648 views

Locking down Systems in a Computer Lab School for Orphans

I am helping out an NGO, called Orphans Found Fund, here in Arusha Tanzania setup a computer lab to teach students about Ubuntu and open source applications. I have installed Ubuntu 10.10 on all the ...
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1answer
287 views

Guide or book for ubuntu server

Is there any detailed guide or book for Ubuntu server? For installation and administration. Free or commercial.
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Get root access for copying files to /usr/share/…?

To be short, I want to copy a folder to a location /usr/share/screenlets/.... in Ubuntu 10.04 system. I tried by logging in as root from terminal giving su. I even changed my user account type to ...